Saturday, April 20, 2024

Russian Il-76 cargo jet crash in Ivanovo

In the Ivanovo region of Russia, A Russian military transport plane, the Il-76, has crashed near its home base in Ivanovo, Russia.

According to numerous photos and videos capturing the moment of the plane’s descent, one of the engines of the Il-76 caught fire and detached from the jet mid-air.

The Russian Ministry of Defense has confirmed the crash of the Il-76 military plane. They report that there were eight crew members and seven passengers on board.

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Preliminary investigations suggest that the cause of the catastrophe was an engine fire during takeoff.

Based on the published information, the crashed aircraft was conducting a training flight and remained in the air for several minutes before the engine caught fire.

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